Dying well: nurses' experiences of 'good and bad' deaths in hospital.

@article{Costello2006DyingWN,
  title={Dying well: nurses' experiences of 'good and bad' deaths in hospital.},
  author={John N Costello},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={594-601}
}
AIM This paper reports a study investigating hospital nurses' experiences of death and dying. BACKGROUND Despite advances in medical science and health care, together with the push towards individualizing approaches to patient care in the developed world, significant variation in the care of dying patients still exists. The international issues relating to differing types of death reveal both its complexity and diversity, with evidence of 'good death' experiences largely focused on hospice… CONTINUE READING